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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL03 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Glazing Materials, GTR (RRR) 

This rulemaking proposes to amend FMVSS No. 205 by considering the adoption of a Global Technical Regulation (GTR) which contains updated performance tests for glazing materials that are composed of glass, laminated glass, or glass faced with plastic.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.205   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30111    49 U.S.C. 30115    49 U.S.C. 30117    49 U.S.C. 30166    49 U.S.C. 322    delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/21/2012  77 FR 37478   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/20/2012 
Next Action Undetermined  To Be Determined 
Additional Information: SB: Y IC: N SLT: N Those manufacturers only testing to the current FMVSS 205 (ANSI Z26.1) and not ECE Regulation 43 would experience increased testing costs of between $1,900 and $2,100. Those manufacturers currently testing to both standards would experience a net savings. Because we do not know how many manufacturers are testing to multiple glazing standards, we cannot directly estimate the overall economic impact of the proposal. However, we do not believe that the economic impacts of this proposal would be greater than $0.009 to $0.01 per vehicle for a new make and model based on the possible increase in testing costs of $1,900 to $2,100 divided by an average vehicle design lifetime sales of 210,000 units.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
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RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Shashi Kuppa
Chief, Special Vehicles and Systems Division
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-3827
Fax:202 493-7002